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Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Identified as " Lover's Retreat, Spring View." Group in field with stream on a picnic. Children are stepping on stones in foreground with U.S. flag, people...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Sarah B. Winn house on South Henry Street. The house is decoratively painted in two tones which are divided by a string course between...

Date: 1974-09 

Description: View across Williamson Street towards the entrance of the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store. There are large display windows along the sidewalk. The storefr...

Date: 1873 before

Description: Elevated view of South Pinckney Street from the Wisconsin State Capitol, with East Washington Avenue to the left and Lake Monona on the distant right. The...

Date: 1926-04-23 

Description: Madison's Automotive Electric Service Company at 122-124 West Main Street. The Loraine Hotel can be seen in the left background.

Date: 1909 

Description: The site of the Electric Light Plant located near railroad tracks. There is a bell tower with a weather vane on the left.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated exterior view of storefront, one half of a stereograph. A man and child are standing in the doorway of the store, and a man in a horse-drawn carri...

Date: 1950-07-10 

Description: Willis Jones gives instructions to Doris Johnson, seated in the driver's seat of a dual control driver training car, and Grace Goldburg during the behind-t...


The C.A. Coon House

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An exterior view of a home on S. Henry Street owned by C.A. Coon, an employee in the Department of "R.R. Conservation." The Victorian home has several deco...

Date: 1962-07-31 

Description: Three experienced sky divers, Miles Micya and Mel Gall of the Air Force, and Bob Falconer (Falkener), a UW student, jumped into Lake Mendota from an airpla...

Map or Atlas

Campus Map

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Numbers in circles identify buildings across campus with the building index. Black arrows point out important infor...

Date: 1950-10-11 

Description: Pictured is the city of Madison street department's new $4,000 leaf loader during operations in the 12th Ward. The suction unit, which is like a huge "vacu...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: View of downtown Madison's Park Hotel. The Prescription Pharmacy also occupies a portion of the ground floor.

Date: 1986 after

Description: Front cover and imagined bill of fare for "Rupert's Roadkill Cafe: You Kill It ... ... We Grill It!", with a cartoon drawing of a cat standing on long, fla...


Description: View of the North Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol in the background, the Capitol Park, and farm wagons on East Washington Avenue on market day. T...

Date: 1950 

Description: Atwood / Buck-Neckerman House, located at 210-214 Monona Avenue (now Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard). Built by David Atwood and his partner Royal Buck a...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A view of East Main Street on the Capitol Square, showing the Capitol City Bank building, Feltman-Curme Shoes, and J.C. Penney Company.


Description: Front view of the University of Wisconsin president's house at 130 North Prospect.

Date: 1923 

Description: View across street of exterior of the Smedal general merchandise store.

Date: 1947-05-09 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison students along State Street near The University Coop bookstore at Lake Street.

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